Begin Main Content Area

3:00 PM Update: Route 147 Closed in Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County


​3:00 PM Update:  Route 147 is now open in Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County.

Montoursville, PA – A vehicle crash has closed Route 147 between the intersections of Boyles Run Road and School House Road in Lower Augusta Township, Northumberland County.  A detour is in place. 

The road is expected to be closed until later this evening.

Crews are on the scene and are working to clean up the crash site.

Subscribe to PennDOT news in Bradford, Columbia, Lycoming, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga and Union counties at

Motorists can check conditions on more than 40,000 roadway miles by visiting 511PA, which is free and available 24 hours a day, provides traffic delay warnings, weather forecasts, traffic speed information and access to more than 860 traffic cameras.

511PA is also available through a smartphone application for iPhone and Android devices, by calling 5-1-1, or by following regional Twitter alerts accessible on the 511PA website.

Follow PennDOT on Twitter at and like the department on Facebook at and Instagram at
MEDIA CONTACT: Maggie Baker, 570-368-4202, or at